DXC Technology Professional System Administrator in Bath, Maine
Essential Job Functions
Analyzes, logs, tracks and resolves complex software/hardware matters of significance pertaining to networking connectivity issues, printer, servers, and applications to meet business needs.
Coordinates hardware/software installations and upgrades to ensure work is properly performed in accordance with company policy. Recommends resolution to complex matters of significance and coordinates the implementation of the approved course of action.
Coordinates and monitors troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommends course of action and implements as approved.
Oversees the installation of client department-specific applications and systems. Ensures installations are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; determines revisions or updates to installation as needed.
Coordinates testing, upgrades and configuration of system files and services. Ensures changes are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; recommends revisions or changes based upon results. Prepares for and prescribes approaches to possible downstream implications.
Utilizes standard corporate tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science, or related field preferred
Three or more years of experience with computer systems or networking
Experience working with computer hardware for installation and upgrades
Experience working with software installation/upgrading procedures
Experience working with file and system maintenance procedures
The Professional System Administrator is responsible for effective installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
The system administration tasking will be focused on improving the stability and performance of the system, maintaining and improving the security posture of the systems, continuous monitoring of system health, and troubleshooting issues that arise.
This individual is accountable for Wintel systems,and Citrix installations that support the business.
Responsibilities on these systems include, installing new/rebuilding of (new and existing) servers, configuring Citrix services and settings in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
Maintenance will include security patching, system backups and research and development to ensure continual operation.
Requirements are: Associates degree in Computer Science, Bachelors degree preferred. 5 - 10 years experience of system administration of Windows and Citrix environments, XenApp, and XenDesktop.
Proficient in tasks such as, analyzing log files, managing user accounts and groups, Security patching, and technical documentation.
Candidate will need to have the ability to work on more than one project at a time, be a self-starter, ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written) in a professional and courteous manner with technical and non-technical personnel. Microsoft certification (MCSE), and Citrix certification is desired but not required
Good organization skills to balance and prioritize work, and multitask
Good analytical and problem solving skills to troubleshoot systems problems
Good communication skills to communicate with support personnel, customers, and managers
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
DXC Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin,
citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. DXC's commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers
receive equal consideration for employment.
DXC Technology is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities